New rukenga kai (food scraps) collection about to roll out in Auckland
Auckland Council’s food scraps collection service – rukenga kai, which translates to food cast onward - is about to begin with Waitakere residents scheduled to have bins delivered in the first week of April.
Free disposal of flood related waste ends next week
Free drop off for flood-related waste at Auckland’s participating waste facilities and free kerbside collections of flood-damaged household items finishes on Tuesday 14 March.
Kerbside collections cancelled Monday and Tuesday
Based on the latest weather update, kerbside rubbish, recycling and food scrap collections have been cancelled for Monday and Tuesday
Tireless work clearing Auckland streets
Auckland Council contractors alongside New Zealand Response Teams have been working tirelessly for the last 10 days clearing away water damaged household items and storm related debris after the recent flood.
What storm related waste doesn’t go in your rubbish bin and skips?
With the Big Auckland Clean Up underway after the recent flooding, we are reminding residents not to put gas bottles, rechargeable batteries, and other hazardous waste out for collection.
Make sure these 10 items go in your recycling bin every time
Take the test and find out what items should always go in your recycling bin.
Dispose of your tech the right way
There are valuable materials inside of electronics, and New Zealand is developing the capacity to save these items from landfill.
Get on board – waste-wise tips for boaties
Auckland Council is appealing to boaties and leisure craft users to be waste-wise on the water this summer to conserve our oceans and coastlines.